CounterAct - Building People Powered Action

CounterAct was launched to build capacity in communities taking effective, creative, strategic action on issues of environmental and social justice.

Coordinator and trainer, Nicola Paris has nearly twenty years’ experience in community campaigning and civil resistance, and has had wide knowledge on participating in, and training for direct action across the country.

She supported the successful campaign against the Kimberley gas hub, and to protect the Beeliar Wetlands in WA, has trained and supported at climate camps on the east coast, supported major climate justice convergences at the Maules Creek coal mine in NSW, coordinated the facilitation for Break Free - the largest climate focused direct action in Australia's history - with 2000 people shutting down Newcastle coal exports for a day, and has run workshops for the Wilderness Society, Quit Coal, Lock the Gate, Australian Youth Climate Coalition, 350.org, Centre for Australian Progress, United Voice, the East West tunnel picket and refugee rights campaigns.

CounterAct was launched to build capacity in communities taking effective, creative, strategic action on issues of environmental and social justice.

Coordinator and trainer, Nicola Paris has nearly twenty years’ experience in community campaigning and civil resistance, and has had wide knowledge on participating in, and training for direct action across the country.

She supported the successful campaign against the Kimberley gas hub, and to protect the Beeliar Wetlands in WA, has trained and supported at climate camps on the east coast, supported major climate justice convergences at the Maules Creek coal mine in NSW, coordinated the facilitation for Break Free - the largest climate focused direct action in Australia's history - with 2000 people shutting down Newcastle coal exports for a day, and has run workshops for the Wilderness Society, Quit Coal, Lock the Gate, Australian Youth Climate Coalition, 350.org, Centre for Australian Progress, United Voice, the East West tunnel picket and refugee rights campaigns.

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